Medical News Today: What to know about headaches at night

Several things can cause headaches at night. Read this article to learn more about the conditions associated with nighttime headaches, as well as how to treat them.
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Authors: Setiawan DL, Hernaningsih Y Abstract Acquired hemophilia A (AHA) is a blood clotting disorder caused by the presence of autoantibodies (inhibitors) against factor VIII. The typical symptom of this disorder is bleeding under the skin and soft tissue (rarely in the joints), with no family or personal previous history of bleeding. This case reports is tended to build up awareness for better diagnosis and therapy. Woman, 39 years old, bruises on both forearms are intermittent for 2 months with a history of long term drug consumption for headache treatment. Hemostatic test showed the elongation of activated par...
Source: Acta medica Indonesiana - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Acta Med Indones Source Type: research
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Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Infectious Disease Source Type: blogs
AbstractTwo main contributors of sterile neurogenic inflammation underlying migraine pain, calcitonin gene –related peptide (CGRP), and meningeal mast cells (MMCs) play a key role in the activation of the inflammatory cascade resulting in the sensitization of trigeminal nociceptors. It is well established that phytochemical agent thymoquinone exhibits multiple anti-inflammatory effects in different in vitro and in vivo models of neuroinflammation. But its effects on the CGRP release and meningeal mast cells are unknown. In the present study, we investigated the effects of thymoquinone on the CGRP release in migraine-...
Source: Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewAlterations in atmospheric pressure have been long associated with headaches. The purpose of this review article is to investigate the association of barometric pressure with headache, classifying into two broad categories primary headache disorders (barometric pressure triggering migraine or tension-type headache) and secondary headache disorders (barometric pressure triggering high-altitude headache and headache attributed to airplane travel), discussing the pathophysiology and possible treatments.Recent FindingsMultiple studies have been performed with inconsistent results regarding the directio...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewMany studies have demonstrated that discogenic low back pain is the most common type of chronic low back pain (CLBP), one of the major causes of disability, and has a major socioeconomic impact. Our aim is to review present therapeutic interventions for discogenic low back pain.Recent FindingsThere are a multitude of treatments used in clinical practice to treat CLBP, but there is continued debate and lack of consensus among clinicians and the policy makers as to which modality is the best approach. Based on controlled evaluations, lumbar intervertebral discs have been shown to be the source of chr...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
In conclusion, SS-OCT presented reproducible and reliable measurements of posterior segment layers of the eyes, especially in sectoral configuration, and the parameters did not show significant difference between the groups.
Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Migraine Without Aura;   Acupuncture Therapy Intervention:   Other: Real acupuncture vs. Sham acupuncture Sponsor:   Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de NÄ«mes Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
[Prevalence of common mental disorders and associated factors in urban residents of São Paulo, Brazil]. Cad Saude Publica. 2019;35(11):e00236318 Authors: Santos GBVD, Alves MCGP, Goldbaum M, Cesar CLG, Gianini RJ Abstract Studies in developing countries report a steady increase in mental disorders, with major social and economic repercussions. The current study proposes to analyze the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMDs) and associated factors in urban residents of São Paulo, Brazil. Based on data collected in the Health Survey in São Paulo City (ISA-Capital) in 2015, the ...
Source: Cadernos de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Cad Saude Publica Source Type: research
Dr Shin C. Beh reviews the criteria and differential diagnoses for this condition.American Headache Society and Medscape
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Article Source Type: news
Purpose of review Combined hormonal contraception has been contraindicated in migraines, especially in migraines with aura, because of ischemic stroke risk. Newer formulations are now available and physicians may unnecessarily be limiting access to contraceptive and medical therapeutic options for patients with migraines. This review summarizes the available data regarding ischemic stroke risk of modern combined hormonal contraception in the setting of migraines. Recent findings Limited data exists on current formulations of combined hormonal contraception and outcomes in migraine patients. Studies indicate ischemic s...
Source: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: FAMILY PLANNING: Edited by Paul D. Blumenthal Source Type: research
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